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Linoleic Acid Modulates HDL-cholesterol & Obesity-related Traits

A recent study in Clinical Nutrition study, published July 2017, is providing further evidence of the value of personalized nutrition and nutrigenomics. Researchers studied whether dietary linoleic acid (LA) or α-linolenic acid (ALA) can modulate the expression of genes that influence lipid and anthropometric phenotypes. This meta-analysis of 3069 French adults showed that for subjects […]

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Klaire Labs Branding Merger with ProThera and Complementary Prescriptions

In coming months, you may notice a change in branding of some professional-line supplements as three popular practitioner brands merge into one label. In early July 2017, Klaire Labs (parent Soho Flordis International, SFI USA) announced that ProThera and and Complementary Prescriptions will unify under the Klaire Labs brand. Klaire Labs has a long history […]

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Diabetes Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Chart

A challenge facing heath care professionals in treating the pre-diabetic and diabetic patient today is the problem of complications arising from polypharmacy prescribing and resulting drug-induced metabolic imbalances. With approximately 48% of people in the United States taking prescription medications (up from 44% in the 1990s), (more…)To gain access to this article and the rest […]

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Webinar: GERD Management Update with Dr Low Dog

Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. discusses the increasing incidence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). This in-depth webinar takes a closer look at causes, symptoms, complications, and medications that are commonly used to treat the condition, with a focus on Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs). Many patients who rely on PPIs are not aware of the consequences often […]

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Minute for Minerals: Zinc, Silver, Copper as Anti-inflammatory Agents & Antibiotic Alternatives

~ Below is a quick review of recent science that is valuable for your practice. ~ Zinc and Liver Disease ~ Have you tested your patients at risk for liver disease for serum zinc? New research demonstrated that zinc naturally inhibits the inflammatory and antiviral effects of interferon lambda 3 (IFN-λ3), a protein strongly associated […]

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Unique Probiotic Strain May Reduce Depression in IBS Patients

The role of probiotics for gastrointestinal conditions is well known, however a new study shows a specific strain of probiotics may also relieve symptoms of depression, according to research from McMaster University and published in the journal Gastroenterology (May 2, 2017). Researchers say this study offers further evidence of how probiotics may alter brain activity. […]

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Can You Hear Me Now? Improving Practitioner-Patient Communication

One of the most useful tools in your medical kit isn’t the latest pharmaceutical, supplement or integrative therapy, it’s patient communication. A recent small study highlighted that when it comes to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), Americans report widespread interest and usage (30-53%% for adults, 12% children), but too often than not, they fail to […]

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Doctor’s Agree: Climate Change is Affecting Health

Regardless of your political leanings and whether you agree with President Donald Trump’s position on the Paris Climate Accord, doctors say the climate change is affecting health. And to add, agricultural and marine experts say climate change is reducing the levels of important nutrients in our food. Both factors could dramatically change overall health in […]

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Culinary Nutrition Kitchens: Where the Docs Wear a Different Sort of White Coat

Primary care is shifting from solely the doctor’s office to culinary nutrition kitchens. Why? Health and wellness and even disease therapies are much more than prescription medicine. Among medical professionals who get this, hundreds of hospitals and clinics across the country have been adding teaching kitchens to their square footage. And, best news yet, when […]

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